Do you dream of a beautifully aligned, healthier and more attractive smile but unsure where to start? We understand! Dentistry is full of complexities, and with new practices opening daily we want to help you obtain the best care in Dallas! 

Dental specialties have specific skill sets and educational requirements. Orthodontists, pediatric dentists and general dentists each have unique characteristics; however, they share a united mission: to guide patients toward achieving maximum oral systemic health.Together, dental care professionals provide the pinnacle standard of dental care.

What makes them different?

General dentists are the primary care providers of dentistry. A DDS diagnoses and treats most oral health issues and serves as your long-term provider for the majority of your dental needs. S/he handles preventative care and manages issues involving gums, roots, cavities and cosmetics.

Orthodontics focuses primarily on diagnosis, prevention and correction of malocclusions or “bad bites.” Issues such as crowded teeth and underdeveloped jaws, correct through the use of orthodontic appliances.

Scholarly differences

A dentist is not necessarily an orthodontist or a pediatric dentist. Achieving a degree in dentistry requires completion of a four-dental school.The first two years of school consist of classroom studies, while the final two years are mainly clinical. 

Did you know only about 6 percent of dental graduates continue their education to become an orthodontist? These resilient dentists attend 3-5 years of residency where they study in-depth biomedical courses, behavioral and basic sciences, and train in the expertise of facilitating tooth movement related to the face and neck. It’s a fact, orthodontists are equipped experts upon the completion of residency!

Similarly, pediatric dentists also complete additional residency. They are educated on healthy gums, developing jaws and the complexities of treating continuously evolving mouths. They also receive training to interact well with children of various personality types, attitudes and anxiety levels. 

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Our orthodontists excel at correcting the complexities of overbite, underbite and altering the jaw shape. After years of in-depth study and hands-on training, a licensed orthodontist is an expert at treating bad bites.

Our exceptional, experienced team of dentists work diligently to cultivate healthy smiles through treating dental issues, providing preventative care, and transforming smiles through patient education and comprehensive dental health care

Together our dental care providers collaborate, delivering healthy and confident smiles every day.

At myKIDSdds, we provide excellent service to our patients through specialized care. Our experienced team of professionals is eager to transform your child’s life by improving their smile through straighter, cavity-free teeth! Your child will receive metamorphic results and a smile they are proud of through our unmatchable orthodontic and pediatric care. Our patient care specialists are eager to schedule your child’s appointment. We are honored to walk with your family on this journey to greater health.

Healthy Smile, Healthy Child

Of course, a beautiful smile begins with a healthy smile. Our team will help your child achieve good oral hygiene through regular cleanings and one on one education. Your little one will receive an oral hygiene score and coaching each time they visit us for a cleaning, cultivating a sense of responsibility and accomplishment while also building their confidence each time they improve their score. Don’t forget, a clean mouth promotes total body health and wellness too! This is why our doctors will screen for airway issues, talk about nutrition, eating habits, and much more. We want our patients to be empowered in the knowledge we provide to them on the health of their facial complex and how it relates to their overall systemic health. We are excited to partner with you throughout your child’s pediatric dental journey into orthodontics, and beyond!

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  • 8325 Walnut Hill Lane, Suite 111 Dallas, TX 75231
  • New Patients: (214) 623-5539
  • Pediatric Dentistry: (214) 696-3082
  • Orthodontics: (214) 696-3085

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